A new iPad app from Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing MEVIS is using augmented reality technology on an iPad to help surgeons remove liver tumors without damaging critical vessels within the organ. A CT scan is performed before the surgery and the imaged vessels are identified with accompanying software. This information is transferred to an iPad, which can be used during surgery to point out affected areas.
Medical Glasses Let Nurses See Patients' Veins Through Their Skin
Mercury vs. Omega-3s for Brain Development: Risk/benefit analysis of 33 fish species contrasts the brain boosting effects of DHA with the brain damaging effects of mercury to determine the net effect on intelligence (IQ). Volume 15, Number 25. Released November 25th, 2013.
Homelink is a wireless home device that serves as a hub for receiving, storing, and transmitting patient-generated healthcare data. The tablet-sized touch screen device can receive data from a user’s digital or wireless weight scales, fitness tracker, pulse oximeters, blood glucose monitors, or just about any other wearable health device.